Dubai’s new theme park is big on family and fun
Theme park lovers will be delighted to know that the wait is finally over. One Dubai’s most anticipated new theme parks is set to open its doors on October 31. Dubai Confidential has gathered some fun and interesting facts about LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park to give you a better idea about what these mega theme parks have to offer visitors and kids of all ages.
In this new video, the parks’ general manager gives an inside look at some of the must-visit areas, attractions and experiences.
-The parks will offer 60 attractions, 60 million LEGO bricks, 15,000 LEGO model structures, 60 rides, water slides, attractions and building experiences
– LEGOLAND Dubai will feature six themed lands: FACTORY, LEGO® CITY, IMAGINATION, KINGDOMS, ADVENTURE and MINILAND. These uniquely designed zones will that will offer entertainment and playful learning experiences.
-The parks are designed for families aged 2-12. Children who are 3 or older can get their LEGOLAND Driver’s License at the LEGO City® Driving School. Children aged 6-12 can learn about road safety and how to drive in LEGO CITY, which will feature 45 mini electric cars.
– Families and children at LEGOLAND Water Park will get a splash-filled thrill from the Joker Soaker’s bucket, spilling a torrential 300 gallons of water every few minutes
-The Dragon Coaster, LEGOLAND Dubai’s biggest ride, is 16 metres high and reaches speeds of up to 60 kilometres per hour.
-The largest LEGO model in the Parks (outside of MINILAND) is the Icon Dragon and is made from 395,251 bricks, while the smallest LEGO model is the Minilander made from 20 LEGO bricks.
– LEGOLAND Dubai’s 4D movie theatre will be the only place in the whole of the Middle East where families can watch ‘The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure’.
-Submarine Adventure will be home to over 2230 inhabitants, made up of nearly 60 different species of fish, sharks and invertebrates. The largest species is the Zebra Shark at 1.5m and the smallest is Reticulated Damsel at 2cms.
-It took an impressive total of 3,900 hours to build the biggest LEGO model in the Park, including 1250 hours for new development and 2,650 hours for gluing and assembly.
-Over 20 million LEGO bricks will be used in MINILAND, where LEGOLAND Dubai has recreate scenes and famous landmarks from the UAE, GCC and Middle East region, including Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
-Location: The LEGOLAND® Dubai location is strategically located on Sheikh Zayed Road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi as an integral component of Dubai Parks and Resorts. A location map can be found here.
-Children under the age of 3 can enter LEGLOLAND Dubai free of charge.
– Tickets and Annual Passes to LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park can be purchased online at legoland.com. Combo annual passes covering both parks are priced at AED 995 each, and annual passes for LEGOLAND Dubai is priced at AED 765.
-Annual pass holders can enjoy 12 months admission to LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park, in addition to benefits such as discounts on general admission tickets, retail and food and beverage and special offers throughout the year.
-LEGOLAND Dubai’s FACTORY area is home to The BIG SHOP, the biggest LEGO store in the Middle East where visitors can find 610 different LEGO Box Sets.
-The minimum age to get into the DUPLO® Wave Pool is two years old, making it the perfect place for LEGOLAND Water Park’s tiniest tots to cool off.
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